By Natasha Vita-More First published in Cryonics Magazine “If the aging process is controlled in a similar way in worms and humans, then we can use what we learn about worms to speed our study of higher organisms.” — Cynthia...
Daily Carnosine and Anserine Supplementation Alters Verbal Episodic Memory and Resting State Network Connectivity in Healthy Elderly Adults
Carnosine/anserine supplementation in healthy older adults led to improved performance on a verbal episodic memory task and decreased functional connectivity in PCC and RFPN networks.
Advances in genetics now permit to edit one’s genome relatively easily. Gene therapy is now used exclusively to fix diseases, but could soon be used by transhumanists for genetic enhancement, such as augmenting one’s mental faculties or improving one’s physical appearance. What exactly can we modify and what are the risks involved ?
Lately, I love it when people out there in the general population ask me what I do. I tell them that I’m working on a transhumanist webzine and then pause — offering no further explanation — as if a transhumanist magazine were as comprehensible as a magazine about real estate or pet monkeys.